Selecting the Fastest Ubuntu 18 Mirror

Run the following commands.

wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/n/netselect/netselect_0.3.ds1-28+b1_amd64.deb
dpkg -i netselect_0.3.ds1-28+b1_amd64.deb

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